Meet the Team

Meet our highly experienced team of corporate finance advisors.

Meet the Team

Peter Wright

Chairman of the Board

Peter Wright is the non-executive chairman of GS Verde Corporate Finance. Prior to joining the firm, Peter was the strategic investment director of Finance Wales. At Finance Wales, Mr Wright successfully raised the rate of investment at the Finance Wales Group from £6m in 2003/04 to £48m in 2013/14. He also expanded the Group operations across the UK by winning new external fund management contracts in the North East and North West as well as further contracts in Wales.


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Nigel Greenaway

Director

Nigel is a director at GS Verde Corporate Finance, as well as a founder of GS Verde Group. He brings over 20 years of experience and extensive knowledge of the corporate sector. Nigel advises on everything from disposals and acquisitions to investments, stock market listings and insolvency. He has been a recognised Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer, as well as Dealmaker of the Year.

Contact - ngreenaway@gsverde.finance


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Craig Blackmore

Director

Craig leads the GS Verde Corporate Finance team and has nearly 30 years experience in finance and accounting. Craig has led a number of successful transactions including MBO's at Paramount Interiors and S3 Advertising. Prior to joining GS Verde Corporate Finance, Craig worked with Deloitte and has also held finance director positions at a number of UK and international businesses, as well as providing outsourced financial services to SMEs.

Contact - cblackmore@gsverde.finance


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Mike Fenwick

Associate Director

Mike is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience in a variety of roles assisting both SME's and multi-national companies with accounting, strategic planning, corporate finance and grants advice. Mike's experience prior to joining Verde includes 22 years at PWC and 7 years at Broomfield and Alexander. Mike has also spent some time in industry as a finance director for a fast growing SME.

Contact - mfenwick@gsverde.finance


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Dave Shalliday

Non-Executive Director

Dave has enjoyed an illustrious career in the banking and finance industry, having held senior roles at RBS and most recently as Regional Director for Santander Corporate & Commercial. With over 40 years of experience, predominantly in the Mid-Corp and Commercial markets across Wales and the South West of England, his track record of working with management teams to build successful companies across many different sectors adds complimentary skills and knowledge to the team at Verde.

Contact - dshalliday@gsverde.finance


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Louise Santaana

Director - Elevate

Louise is Director of the Group's fintech investment platform, the GS Verde Investment Ietwork, part of GS Verde Corporate Finance. She works closely with clients and investors and builds strong relationships and a deep understanding of their goals and ambitions in order to best support them in achieving the best outcomes.

Louise is a Law graduate with strong analytical, fiscal, risk management and people skills as well as solid business acumen.

Louise spent over 20 years working for Lloyds Banking Group in London and across the whole UK, She has held a variety of senior positions across Commercial, Retail and Private Banking. Her most recent role as the Head of Private Banking and Lending, saw her lead a UK-wide team of over 100 private client relationship directors and lending specialists.

Louise is passionate about supporting businesses and individuals to reach their full potential.

Contact - lsantaana@gsverde.finance


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Joel Dunning

Director

Joel is a director at GS Verde Corporate Finance.

Contact - jdunning@gsverde.finance